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Christian Pastor’s Bizarre Threat Over Gay Marriage Ruling




|| By FITSNEWS ||  A few days before the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its ruling affirming gay marriage across the country, Christian pastor Rick Scarborough vowed to self-immolate if the justices ruled in favor of same sex unions.

For those of you educated in a government-run school in South Carolina, self-immolate means “set yourself on fire.”

“We are not going to bow, we are not going to bend, and if necessary, we will burn,” the 65-year-old from Houston, Texas said.

According to Scarborough, the court’s ruling is the latest manifestation of a Satanic plot.

“The end game is the complete destruction of the church of the Lord Jesus, the replacement of it with this liberal theology that’s not a theology, it’s a philosophy, human-made, it goes back to the Garden of Eden when Satan wanted to be God,” he said.  “We now have a race of humans that don’t want to acknowledge that there’s a God.”

Hmmmm …

So … will he go through with his promised one-man bonfire?

Our guess is “no,” but we shall see …

As this website has stated repeatedly, we support the “right of refusal” for Scarborough and other religious leaders when it comes to performing same-sex marriages.  No church should ever be compelled to perform a ceremony it doesn’t want to perform.  Having said that, no government – local, state or federal – should ever tell a church it is prohibited from marrying consenting adults (gay, straight or plural).

In other words the marriage business is one of many facets of our society government just needs to get out of altogether …